Bravo Waukegan

Empowering Children Through Music

One Note at a Time

What We Do

Research confirms that a musical education improves academic success- it literally changes the brain, by enhancing cognitive development. And we know that students who learn music show persistence, motivation, concentration and have the ability to work successfully alone and as a part of a group.

Bravo Waukegan actively supports students of Waukegan public schools by partnering with the fine arts administration to fund opportunities to grow through music. Bravo provides resources for supervised, creative programs that take place in-school, after-school and during the summer.


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Students Impacted
Each Year


In Donated


Underwritten Private
Music Lessons


Students Sponsored in
Afterschool Mariachi

Bravo’s commitment has directly
impacted so many hard-working
and hopeful families who are
dreaming big and looking for ways
to realize them.

-Waukegan Parent

Upcoming Events

Bravo Buddies Music Camp Takes Place June 17 - July 12

Bravo Buddies Music Camp takes place June 17 – July 12 at Jefferson Middle School, 600 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, and is offered to Waukegan public school students (2nd – 8th graders).

The program is sponsored by Bravo Waukegan and offers 45-minute private music lessons to campers two times a week. Campers will be scheduled to have their lessons each week on either Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesday and Thursdays. In addition, each Friday campers will participate all day in special activities and interactive musical workshops.


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Volunteer with Bravo

Generous supporters and volunteers enable Bravo to make a tremendous difference in the lives of many young Waukegan students. Thank you for supporting our programs financially and with your time. Together we are making a positive impact on the education and learning experience of many young people.


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